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Militaria: 6 books on warfare

ancient Greek battle

A brief overview of six books that are widely considered as major works on military strategy and operations.

Militaria cufflinks


Collect them on their own or as a part of a larger collection, for example of military uniforms and accessories; cufflinks in general; or cufflinks and men’s jewellery.   There is something inherently gallant about cufflinks. And what to say about army cufflinks! In short: an officer, and a gentleman too!*   After this explanation, […]

Rarest Boer War medals

Boer War medals, much sought after collectibles, have many a fascinating tale to tell!   When the Boer War erupted in 1899 between South Africa’s ex-colonial masters, the British and the Boers, the former, puffed with their military might, were so confident of routing the Boers within a year that they decided to honour their […]

Firearm collecting

Humans have been collecting things ever since time began – a particularly interesting stone, deer antlers or valuable furs. But the key essence of collecting is that you start off with one item, then soon the ‘one is not enough’ syndrome strikes you and you add a similar item. And so it goes until – […]

Massive R1 Coins by Mail sale!

Coins By Mail  are having the sale of the decade with thousands of items marked down to a R1 starting bid! This exciting sale began earlier this week; and the best news is that Coins By Mail will be marking down a whole range of items for the next 2 months!   Coins By Mail currently […]